Definition of Decussating. Meaning of Decussating. Synonyms of Decussating

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Definition of Decussating

Decussating
Decussate De*cus"sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decussated; p. pr. & vb. n. Decussating.] [L. decussatus, p. p. of decussare to cross like an X, fr. decussis (orig. equiv. to decem asses) the number ten, which the Romans represented by X.] To cross at an acute angle; to cut or divide in the form of X; to intersect; -- said of lines in geometrical figures, rays of light, nerves, etc.

Meaning of Decussating from wikipedia

- the left side of the body decussate to the right side of the brain and the nerves from the right side of the body decussate to the left brain, however...
- tracts. The lower limit of the pyramids is marked when the fibers cross (decussate). The ventral portion of the medulla oblongata contains the medullary...
- the oculomotor nuclei complex), then projects to the contralateral (decussating dorsal to the mesencephalic duct) and ipsilateral portion of the first...
- but only from the contralateral optic tectum, so that the optic path decussates twice and the forebrain represents the ipsilateral eye. In large brains...
- from most medial to most lateral respectively. The pathway crosses over (decussates) at the level of the spinal cord, rather than in the brainstem like the...
- retroflexus of Meynert, which p****es medial to the red nucleus, and, after decussating with the corresponding fasciculus of the opposite side, ends in the interpeduncular...
- the corticospinal tract along the front of the medulla and cross over (decussate) at the medullary pyramids. These then travel down the spinal cord, with...
- and the secondary neuronal axons decussates and then travel up to the superior cerebellar peduncle where they decussate again. From here, the information...
- usually has a slightly toothed margin; they are strongly scented and have a decussate phyllotaxy. The purplish flowers are placed in close whorls on elongate...
- stalks are slender stems of the inflorescence axis that show opposite decussate branching. Externally, they are brownish, rough, and irregularly wrinkled...
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